(?), n. 1. One who sues, petitions, or entreats; a petitioner; an applicant.
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She hath been a suitor to me for her brother.
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2. Especially, one who solicits a woman in marriage; a wooer; a lover. Sir P. Sidney.
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3. (a) (Law) One who sues or prosecutes a demand in court; a party to a suit, as a plaintiff, petitioner, etc. (b) (O. Eng. Law) One who attends a court as plaintiff, defendant, petitioner, appellant, witness, juror, or the like.
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